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Another Gerbera Daisy

April 10, 2017 - Daisies are plentiful this time of year, and I love to photograph them. It's difficult to take a bad image of a daisy, a...
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The Gerbera Daisy

March 21, 2017 - The Gerbera Daisy has got to be the easiest flower to photograph. The large petals and the central disk florets differ i...
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The Osteospermum

March 14, 2017 - I found some osteospermum flowers on my walk yesterday. I tried to photograph and process them a little differently from...
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White Ranunculus

March 03, 2017 - I have discovered the beauty of the Ranunculus flower. I have previously added a red, yellow and a pink ranunculus to my...
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The Ranunculus Flower

February 21, 2017 - I found some Ranunculus plants at Home Depot, and since I had never photographed them before, I bought a few to experime...
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Yellow Chrysanthemum for New Year

January 19, 2017 - With an auspicious meaning for Chinese New Year, the Chrysanthemum symbolises perfection, optimism and joy. This is one...
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Pink Transvaal Daisy

January 07, 2017 - I haven't done much photography during the holiday season, but I was given some daisies as a gift and this is one of the...
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Pink Gerbera Daisy

December 18, 2016 - I took two photos of this daisy and processed them differently. I tried to leave one as natural as possible, but I wante...
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Pink Victory Rose

November 16, 2016 - I found this little rose plant at the grocery store. The tag on it said it was a Victory Rose. I looked it up and found...
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Chrysanthemum for Fall

October 22, 2016 - Chrysanthemums always remind me of Fall. I found an orange and yellow bunch of mums yesterday at Trader Joe's, and could...
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Rudbeckia (Black-eyed Susan)

October 19, 2016 - I'm always trying to find flowers that I haven't photographed before, so I bought a potted Rudbeckia yesterday. It is co...
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Pink Chrysanthemum

October 02, 2016 - I purchased a bunch of chrysanthemums recently and this is an example taken with my macro lens and stacked with 14 image...
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The Beautiful Dahlia

September 08, 2016 - I love Dahlias! They are so beautiful with their great diversity of blooms. Also, it's hard to take a bad photograph of...
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Orange Rose

August 23, 2016 - I bought this rose at Trader Joe's in a bouquet of eight yesterday. They had so many different colors and all for $3.99.
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Pink and White Mum

August 13, 2016 - I think this mum is one of the prettiest ones that I've found. I post processed it using a minimal amount of the Topaz I...
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Golden Sunflower

August 08, 2016 - I found some gorgeous Sunflowers yesterday that I couldn't resist. This variety of sunflower is called "ProCut Gold Sunf...
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Multi-Colored Dahlia

August 07, 2016 - I found another Dahlia at Trader Joe's yesterday. I think that they are one of the most beautiful flowers because of the...
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Gerbera Daisy Close-up

August 01, 2016 - I always seem to gravitate towards Gerbera Daisies. Here is another example. There are so many colors and variations in...
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Hisbiscus

July 21, 2016 - I just posted two images of the Hisbiscus. One with a texture and another one with texture plus a vignette. After watchi...
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Fire Lily With Texture

June 25, 2016 - I'm experimenting with adding texture to my images again. It's more difficult for me than I had thought it would be. Her...
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Phalaenopsis Orchid Cascade

June 21, 2016 - This is one of my orchids. I actually grew it! The last few buds have yet to open, but I wanted to photograph it before...
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Glowing Baby's Breath

June 15, 2016 - I usually like my flowers to look realistic even with post-processing, but I tried Topaz Glow on this bunch of Baby's Br...
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Double Bloom Tulip

June 09, 2016 - I never knew that there were so many different kinds of tulips! For instance, there are Parrot Tulips, Standard Tulips,...
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The Beautiful Peony

May 22, 2016 - I bought some peonies the other day, and they are just gorgeous. I used Helicon Focus and Topaz Impression in post-proce...
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White Orchid

April 22, 2016 - My orchids are continuing to bloom. I like the way the blossoms flow from the spike. Click on the picture or "Read the F...
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Peach Rose Hybrid

April 22, 2016 - I found this rose in my back yard and experimented with Topaz Impression while processing it.
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Tulip Petals

April 08, 2016 - This is a close-up of tulip petals. I used Topaz Impression at a low opacity to embellish it and to add some interest....
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Pink Tulip

April 06, 2016 - This pink tulip reminds me of Spring. I used Topaz Impressions to process this image and a pink overlay as well as a Hap...
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Tulip

April 04, 2016 - I used Topaz Impression to process these photos of tulips while trying to keep them natural, but interesting as well. If...
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Daffodils

March 30, 2016 - I experimented with taking photos of some daffodils on my light pad today. I have seen other people using this method an...
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Carnation

March 27, 2016 - This is a photo that I took in January, but didn't upload it because I thought it just lacked something. I applied Topaz...
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Spider Mum

March 25, 2016 - This is a spider mum that I photographed with a white background. I used a Topaz texture to accentuate the color of the...
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Osteospermum White Daisy

February 29, 2016 - I saw this Daisy on my walk today and it reminded me that Spring is just around the corner. This is a macro view of the...
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Mini Calla Lily

February 26, 2016 - While I usually prefer a horizontal image, I found that this Calla Lily looked best shot vertically from my tripod and l...
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Textures

February 09, 2016 - I have been admiring photos using texture, so I thought I'd try adding some texture to a couple of my flower photos. Bel...
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Yellow Mum

January 29, 2016 - I photographed this mum with most of it in-focus and then with soft-focus with the sharpness focused on the middle. I re...
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Carnations

January 10, 2016 - I finally found a bouquet of carnations at the grocery store. Of all the flowers that I've photographed, I've never take...
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Red and White Rose

December 20, 2015 - I found this little rose plant at the store yesterday and thought that the colors were unusual. The roses on the plants...
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Pink Poinsettia

December 15, 2015 - I always get a poinsettia for Christmas, and I look for unique colors. Last year I found a green and a red glitter poins...
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Pink Rose Petals

November 06, 2015 - I took this picture the other day when I received flowers for my birthday. I'm still getting to know my new camera, Sony...
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White and Purple Mum

September 30, 2015 - I found several white mums at the local farmer's market on Saturday and used my new Sony camera and Sony macro lens to t...
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Variegated Orchid

August 31, 2015 - I love orchids, but they are not the easiest plant to photograph, because they grow in clusters. When I saw that these b...
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Pink and Yellow Daisy

March 12, 2015 - I found another daisy yesterday and thought it was such a nice color. I'm always looking for colors that I haven't photo...
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Yellow Rose

September 09, 2014 - I've started an InDesign project, which includes making a book of my flower photographs. This is the latest photograph t...
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Spider Mum

August 07, 2014 - Here's another beautiful flower that I could not resist. When I bought it, the flower was all enclosed within a little n...
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Red and Yellow Gerbera Daisy

July 11, 2014 - I am taking more photos of flowers these days, while preparing for my InDesign class in the Fall. I will be making a pho...
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Gold Chrysanthemum

March 07, 2014 - Since I am taking an online InDesign class, I have neglected my photography lately. I belong to a group on Flicker calle...
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Pink Gerbera Daisy

February 04, 2014 - A trip to Trader Joe's resulted in my buying this Gerbera Daisy. There aren't too many flowers blooming in the garden th...
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Cyclamen

January 17, 2014 - I found this Cyclamen flower while shopping and loved the color. While they are a perennial flower, the blooms usually s...
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Orchid

January 07, 2014 - It's too cold to go out today, even in California, so I took a photograph of my orchid while experimenting with a new li...
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